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April 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Noxious Weed Control Month

Gov. Dennis Daugaard has declared May as South Dakota Noxious Weed Awareness Month to highlight the importance of managing noxious weeds, which negatively affect agriculture, water quality, recreational opportunities and wildlife. More...

Prairie Winds to present program

The Prairie Winds Quartet will highlight a program at the Herreid Baptist Church on Wednesday, May 6. The program begins at 7 p.m., with a luncheon to follow. More...

Special Sections

Sports

HS-A Wolverine tracksters qualify for state track meet during Redfield Relays

By Wendy Thorstenson Four more Herreid-Selby Area tracksters will be on the bus to the state track meet in Rapid City as the Lady Wolverines qualified both the 1600mmedleyand4x800m relays at the Redfield Relays on Thursday, April 23. More...

Schaefbauer qualifies for State Meet in pole vault at Ipswich Tiger Relays

By Wendy Thorstenson Cold, damp, windy weather greeted the Herreid-Selby Area tracksters at the Tiger Relays in Ipswich on Saturday, April 25. More...

M-P Tigers claim titles at Big Dakota Conference Track Meet held April 21

Mobridge-Pollock hosted the Big Dakota Conference Track Meet on Tuesday,April 21, and they brought home seven conference titles and had one athlete qualify for the state meet. More...

Editor's Page

From the Heartland…

The heartland is in for some balmy weather for the coming week with highs between 70 and 78 degrees and lows between 43 and 47 degrees. The moisture shortage continues, but there is talk of rain showers early next week. The mail should go through More...

Political Cartoon

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That’s Life

ND State politics quiz

1. If you made a movie about thelast minute bill by the North DakotaLegislature to lower taxes on Big Oilit would be called:Operation Dumbo DropThe Good, the Bad and the OilyShaftLast Tango in Bismarck More...

Calendar

Area Happenings

Campbell County Community Transit May 3 - Mobridge ConcertMay 6 - AberdeenMay 20 - BismarckJune 3 - AberdeenJune 17 - BismarckJune ?? - Medora ?? More...

Churches

Church Activities

Herreid Assembly of God The Herreid Assembly of God Church will be having a game night, Sunday, May 3 at 7 p.m. in the church basement. Come and join us for a time of fun and fellowship. Pizza and pop will be available. More...

Community

Menus

Friday, May 1—Baked fish, au gratin potatoes, 3 bean salad, peach cobbler and whole wheat bread. Monday, May 4—Meatballs, mashed potatoes, gravy, carrots, fruit cocktail and whole wheat bread. Tuesday, May 5—Cook’s Choice. More...

Meetings

Pollock Walter West Post #272 The American Legion/ Auxiliary of the Walter West Post #272 will meet on May 5, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at the Pollock Senior Center. Darlene Binfet and Delores Kluckman are hostesses. More...

College Notes

University of Mary On Saturday, May 2, the University of Mary will award degrees to 830 graduates at its 2015 commencement. The ceremony begins at 1:30 p.m. in the Bismarck Event Center, Seventh Street and FrontAvenue, Bismarck. More...

Prairie Pioneer will be printed at facility in West Fargo, N.D

Starting with the May 7, 2015, edition, the Prairie Pioneer will be printed by Forum Communications Printing in West Fargo, N.D. Since December of 2008, the paper has been printed in Garrison, N.D. More...

Grant will aid in cancer exams

A $50,000 grant from the South Dakota Affiliate of Susan G. Komen® will help the state provide clinical breast exams, mammograms and follow-up services for more women. The grant to the Department of Health’s All Women Count! More...

Region- wide economic development

South Dakota USDA Rural Development and South Dakota State University Extension would like to extend an opportunity for your community to be a part of a Stronger Economies Together regional training process. More...

Girl Scouting awards

Madison Ross, left, received a 350 Club/Super Seller award at the Dakota Horizons Award Ceremony held in Sioux Falls Washington Pavilion on Sunday, April 26. More...

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Top News

Good Samaritan Society-Selby employees attend Spring Institute

Members of the leadership team at the Good Samaritan Society-Selby recently attended the 2015 South Dakota Health Care Association’s Spring Institute in Sioux Falls. More...

New administrator at Good Samaritan-Selby

Residents, employees, family and friends gathered at the Good Samaritan Society- Selby to welcome Peggy Williams, the new administrator. More...

Pollock residents work to create frisbee golf course

Frisbee Disc Golf is an enjoyable family game which uses small flying discs to throw at targets. The object of the game is to traverse a course from beginning to end in the fewest number of throws of the discs. More...

Columns

Made With Love

Another spring favorite is rhubarb and I will share recipes for rhubarb this week. Have a good week! More...

Medicare Questions & Answers

Q: I have health care coverage now through the new Health Insurance Marketplace, but I’m not sure I understand how it works, as it has been awhile since I have had health insurance. Can you help? More...

Midweek Message

Blessed is the man who preservers under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love Him (James 1: 12) More...

Ag News

Ag Secretary Vilsack, Senior White House Advisor Deese announce partnerships with farmers, ranchers to address climate change

In a speech at Michigan State University, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack laid out a comprehensive approach to partner with agricultural producers to address the threat of climate change. More...

Livestock operations show excellent profit margins in 2014

“All-time high market prices coupled with lower prices for corn, silage and other feed commodities helped livestock producers realize excellent profit margins. More...

Weather

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Letters

Readers Write

You do an amazing job on all your photos! Suzanne HamiltonWessington, SD Not enough Herreid local news. Lilly LundMesa, AZ More...

Obituaries

Faw, 76

Rosalie F. “Rosie” Faw, 76, of Roscoe died Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at the Bowdle Hospital in Bowdle, S.D. The Funeral Service for Rosalie was held April 20 at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Roscoe. More...

Grenz, 61

Debra D. Grenz, 61, beloved wife of Donavin L. Grenz, died April 15, 2015, after a hard fought, but futile battle with cancer. More...